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10 LB. Penalty SIGNED

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 24883

ISBN: 0399143025

Condition: As New


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. 273 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for author's signature on title page. Not dedicated to anybody in particular. Just Dick Francis under the title. Unclipped DJ in new mylar looks fab. No tears, rubs, or loss. The basic ingredients in a Dick Francis novel are unusual characters, an intricate story, fast-moving prose and no end of surprises. In ''10 Lb. Penalty'' (the title refers to a weight handicap given a favored race horse), all these are present. As the action begins, Ben Juliard, a teen-age apprentice jockey, is ... View more info